Höntrop is a district of the City of Bochum in the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. The population used to speak the Westphalian dialect, but now standard German is the norm. Höntrop borders inter alia to Freisenbruch, which belongs to Essen, another city, and Linden a district of Bochum. Höntrop belongs to the Stadtbezirk (district of the town) of Wattenscheid. Höntrop has a railway line to Düsseldorf and Dortmund and a tram line to Heven, a part of Witten.
Coordinates: 51°27′50″N 7°09′07″E / 51.46389°N 7.15194°E